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The Civil Discourse Award

The Civil Discourse Award is given in recognition of efforts to promote on-campus civil discourse around issues related to difference and inclusivity. The award may be given to individuals, groups or organizations for their work to increase understanding and dialogue among members of the Macalester community through programming, education and negotiation. To be considered for this award, a student or group must:

  • Be enrolled full-time at Macalester College;
  • Be in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 2.7);
  • Be in good standing with the Title IX and Nondiscrimination office, as well as the Office of Student Affairs.
    Note: Both individuals and groups/organizations are eligible for this award

2021-2022 Award Recipients

  • Kashvi Ajitsaria ’22
    Nominated by Cande Torres ’22
  • Shouayee Vue ’22
    Nominated by Ruth Janisch on behalf of IGC, CEC
  • Yunze Wang ’22
    Nominated by Paul Dosh, Political Science

Previous Award Recipients


  • Juan Galicia-Diaz ’22
  • Tokosang Lokule ’22